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Clubs, Meetings & Events
Entrepreneurs Festival: Over 1,000 members of the NYU startup community come together to connect, collaborate, and celebrate entrepreneurs across the University. Grow your startup knowledge and make lasting connections.
NYU Alumni Entrepreneurship Network: The NYU Alumni Entrepreneurship Network is a community for NYU alumni interested in startups and entrepreneurship.
Special Interest Alumni Networks and Clubs in NYC: Sign up to hear about upcoming alumni club events where you can meet, network, and share experiences with like-minded alumni.
Berkley Innovation Lab Office Hours: The W.R. Berkley Innovation Lab can help you develop strategies and determine next steps for moving your concept forward.
Programs & Competitions
$300K Entrepreneurs Challenge: The $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge comprises three individual competitions, whose winners will share a total of $300K in cash and startup services.
Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program: VET was designed for U.S. military veterans and spouses who want to transition into entrepreneurship after completing their service. Through the program’s business and technology training, participants are given the tools to turn aspirations into career opportunities and new ventures. Graduates will earn a VET Certificate from the NYU Future Labs and Bunker Labs New York.
Mission: Appossible: NYU students, alumni, faculty with a great idea for an innovative mobile app are invited to compete. The winning team will receive $10,000 in cash or have its app fully developed by Messapps.
Startup Accelerators
Dreamit: A growth-focused accelerator designed for startups with market-ready products.
Food-X: Helps food entrepreneurs bring their products and services to market at super speed. Food-X partners with early-stage companies from across the food supply chain, from agriculture through consumer packaged goods, and helps the companies grow.
FinTech Innovation Lab: Annual program run by the New York City Investment Fund and Accenture for early and growth stage companies that have developed cutting edge technology products targeted at financial services customers.
Techstars Cedar-Sinai Accelerator: An accelerator that helps today’s technology innovators turn their ideas into breakthroughs that can improve the lives of patients around the world.
New York Digital Health Innovation Lab: An annual program for growth-stage companies that have developed cutting-edge technology products for health care organizations.
StartUp Health: Organizing and supporting a global army of Health Transformers to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world.
AI Nexus Lab: A bespoke accelerator program from the Future Labs at NYU Tandon. Powered by ff Venture Capital.
StartED: The Accelerator provides up to $170,000 in funding and mentorship. The Incubator is a year-round community for edtech entrepreneurs, faculty and students at NYU.
StartAD: Anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi, startAD supports the entrepreneurship ecosystem through education initiatives and the creation of startups.
Y Combinator: Twice a year YCombinator invests $120K in a large number of startups (recently 105). The startups move to Silicon Valley for 3 months, during which YC works intensively to get them into the best possible shape to refine their pitch to investors.
ERA: The accelerator combines seed capital, hands-on help and a co-working location with an expert team to positively impact the trajectory of early-stage startups. ERA runs two, four-month programs per year.
500Startups: The 4-month seed accelerator program provides participants with mentorship, hands-on sessions with startup experts, and a shared office space with other founders.
Expa: Works with proven founders to develop and launch new companies. After 10 years designing and building consumer services, the Expa team has identified many techniques that help create successful companies.
Techstars: Raise startup funding and gain critical insight to help launch your business through the startup accelerator and development program at Techstars.
R/GA Accelerator: Designed for startups developing connected hardware products and software services with the goal of helping them build businesses and brands that can scale. This is a three-month, immersive, mentor-driven program.
XRC Labs: Innovation accelerator for the next generation of disruptors in the retail and consumer goods sectors.
UrbanX: Guides founders in design, manufacturing, engineering, marketing, community building, and branding. Urban-X connects startups with the leading community of founders, investors, companies and city officials.
Game Innovation Lab: Brings together faculty and students from NYU Tandon doing research focused on games as an innovation challenge. The Lab has an emphasis on the technical/engineering/science side of games and simulations. 
Incubators & Co-Working Spaces
Galvanize: The campus serves as a home base to startups and established companies building tech-enabled innovations and has all of the amenities of a co-working space - plus learning opportunities, resources, and access to the network a growing startup needs.
Alley: An entrepreneurial hub, where teams & individuals can grow their businesses in a supportive, collaborative environment.
Grand Central Tech: A venture platform that provides all the critical resources for transformational startups to achieve scale. All under one roof.
Harlem Biospace: Biotech incubator, the first of its kind in New York City to offer affordable shared wet-lab space for competitively-selected entrants.
Alexandria LaunchLabs: Provides move-in-ready office/laboratory space, first-class support resources, shared equipment and services, creative amenities, and access to strategic risk capital.
Urban Future Lab: Programs include ACRE, a business incubation program for pre-seed to series A startups, PowerBridgeNY, a proof-of-concept center commercializing research from local universities, and Clean Start, an advanced diploma from NYU for people seeking a transition into the cleantech sector.
Digital Future Lab: This is a 12-24 month program for early stage companies in digital media, augmented and virtual reality, video, and cloud computing.
Data Future Lab: This is a 12-24 month program for early stage companies using artificial intelligence, machine learning, or building intelligent agents, or data/AI for industry ventures.
WeWork: Provides shared workspace, community, and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups and small businesses.
1776: Located on the Brooklyn waterfront, 1776 Members become part of a vibrant community of mission-driven innovators and benefit from workshops, mentors and workspace.
Monarq: The First Funding Focused Incubator Curated for Gender Diverse Founding Teams in NYC.